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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

Alphabetical listing of Contributing Libraries

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bub_upload 64,068
genealogy 37,613
Registers of births, etc 17,030
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12,252
Bible 12,054
Church Periodicals 11,533
Science 10,270
Antislavery movements 9,661
World War, 1914-1918 9,142
Ships 9,025
Education 8,948
Natural history 8,293
Medicine 8,040
Missions 7,638
Agriculture 7,152
Abolitionists 7,010
Operas 6,759
Steamboat lines 6,580
Catholic Church 6,198
Flowers Seeds Catalogs 6,089
Universities and colleges 6,058
Hymns, English 5,823
Vegetables Seeds Catalogs 5,697
Indians of North America 5,324
Art 5,216
Plants, Ornamental Catalogs 5,193
Geology 4,917
Law 4,828
Zoology 4,739
History 4,469
English language 4,241
Botany 4,164
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4,120
Baptists 4,059
Women 3,742
Fruit Catalogs 3,685
Railroads 3,669
Law reports, digests, etc 3,629
Music 3,598
Theology 3,584
Church of England 3,362
Presidents 3,327
Plants 3,309
Theses 3,259
Architecture 3,245
Birds 3,203
Flowers Catalogs 3,159
CSAIP 3,155
Political science 3,128
Princeton (N.J.) -- Newspapers 3,062
Economics 3,045
Jesus Christ 2,981
Women abolitionists 2,973
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 2,960
Military pensions 2,864
Medicare 2,845
City planning 2,806
English literature 2,766
Shrubs Catalogs 2,727
English poetry 2,726
Physics 2,725
Finance, Public 2,688
Presbyterian Church 2,680
Slavery 2,675
United States 2,658
Minnesota -- Newspapers 2,654
Management 2,646
Old age pensions 2,641
Literature 2,587
Survivors' benefits 2,567
College student newspapers and periodicals 2,553
Yearbooks 2,502
Insects 2,470
Congregational churches 2,415
Entomology 2,390
Church periodicals 2,388
African Americans 2,374
Chemistry 2,318
Home economics 2,309
Painting 2,294
Philosophy 2,273
Mathematics 2,271
Gardening 2,266
Trees Seedlings Catalogs 2,265
Conduct of life 2,255
Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs 2,254
Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs 2,237
Fruit trees Seedlings Catalogs 2,217
Sermons, American 2,215
Roads 2,207
Geography 2,201
Jesuits 2,190
Produce trade Statistics Periodicals 2,156
Sermons, English 2,143
Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs 2,117
Land use 2,110
Voyages and travels 2,110
German literature 2,106
Ethnology 2,101
Horses 2,078
Seeds Catalogs 2,075
Jews 2,050
Church history 2,034
Christianity 2,005
cbk 2,005
periodicals 1,987
Episcopal Church 1,986
Biology 1,958
Mines and mineral resources 1,942
Numismatics 1,940
Christian life 1,924
United States. Army 1,912
Mary Washington College 1,903
University of Mary Washington 1,902
Motion Pictures 1,890
Aeronautics 1,883
Biography 1,882
Physiology 1,875
Methodist Church 1,856
Paleontology 1,854
Taxation 1,848
Public records 1,837
Water-supply 1,829
French language 1,826
Fishes 1,816
Theater 1,801
Public health 1,783
Slavery -- United States 1,778
Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971) -- Periodicals 1,777
May, Samuel, 1810-1899 1,763
Children 1,747
Wellesley College 1,746
Mollusks 1,744
Ethics 1,708
Latin language 1,686
Religion 1,684
Duluth (Minn.) -- Newspapers 1,666
Saint Louis County (Minn.) -- Newspapers 1,666
New York 1,659
Fisheries 1,646
Socialism 1,610
Kansas State University 1,609
College yearbooks 1,607
Universities and colleges--Kansas--Newspapers 1,603
American Legion 1,600
Books 1,575
Labor supply 1,575
Housing 1,574
Bibliography 1,565
American literature 1,562
Psychology 1,560
Public schools 1,558
German language 1,543
Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885 1,539
Sunday schools 1,514
Homeopathy 1,501
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 1,498
Astronomy 1,497
Pennsylvania 1,489
Yearbook 1,488
United States. Congress 1,464
Grasses Seeds Catalogs 1,448
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847 1,441
Social sciences 1,441
Surgery 1,436
Medicaid 1,428
Mechanical engineering 1,425
Forests and forestry 1,422
Documents on microfilm 1,420
Industries 1,417
College student newspapers and periodicals -- Virginia -- Fredericksburg 1,416
School yearbooks 1,414
Washington, George, 1732-1799 1,413
Urban renewal 1,394
Agricultural implements Catalogs 1,391
Public lands 1,389
Finance 1,388
The Bullet 1,377
Mary Washington College -- Newspapers 1,375
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Periodicals 1,375
University of Mary Washington -- Newspapers 1,375
Massachusetts 1,370
Confederate States of America. Army 1,367
Libraries 1,366
Municipal government 1,361
Encyclopedias and dictionaries 1,348
Transportation 1,347
Physicians 1,341
Folklore 1,335
Teaching 1,334
Insect pests 1,329
Administrative agencies 1,316
Alabama 1,315
Spiritualism 1,311
Engineering 1,310
Religion and science 1,302
Statistics 1,295
Hygiene 1,294
Archaeology 1,286
Administrative law 1,284
LANGUAGE
English 1,680,359
German 198,876
French 152,356
Handwritten English 47,971
Spanish 43,741
Italian 40,046
Latin 26,548
Russian 13,789
Dutch 11,676
Portuguese 8,014
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The Boston Library Consortium
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78,361
ITEMS
45.4M
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Books from the Boston Library Consortium. See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Boston Public Library
collection
50,333
ITEMS
25.3M
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library.
MBLWHOI Library
collection
10,733
ITEMS
16.2M
VIEWS
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Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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43,232
ITEMS
15.6M
VIEWS
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
Getty Research Institute
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28,794
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11.7M
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Getty Research Institute. The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
collection
12,426
ITEMS
6.3M
VIEWS
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A collection of items from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Project.
Topic: UNC yearbooks
University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
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27,919
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6.2M
VIEWS
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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14,433
ITEMS
4.4M
VIEWS
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
Books digitized through a federally funded LSTA grant, through MBLC.
Wellesley College Library
collection
6,032
ITEMS
3.5M
VIEWS
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Books from Wellesley College Library
Duke University Libraries
collection
11,443
ITEMS
3.5M
VIEWS
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for Duke University Libraries. The Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program creates distinctive digital collections that provide access to Duke's library and archival materials in support of teaching, learning, and research at Duke and worldwide; and contributes collaboratively to national and international digital collections initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community. See a digital archive of thousands of vintage...
Brigham Young University
collection
14,551
ITEMS
3.4M
VIEWS
by Brigham Young University
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University
Media History Digital Library
collection
3,163
ITEMS
3.4M
VIEWS
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A conservation and access project for historical printed materials related to cinema, broadcasting and recorded sound. Visit our new website and read our blog at http://www.mediahistoryproject.org/ Search Media History Digital Library titles: Advanced Search
CARLI
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9,793
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
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Material in this collection has been provided by The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois. The Consortium leads Illinois academic libraries to create and sustain a rich, supportive, and diverse knowledge environment that furthers teaching, learning, and research through the sharing of collections, expertise, and programs.
Church History Library
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15,539
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2.4M
VIEWS
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The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information. Search our Catalog...
Topic: Church History Library
University of Florida Duplicates
collection
3,634
ITEMS
2.4M
VIEWS
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University of Florida Duplicates
Topic: University of Florida
The American Methodism Project
collection
5,556
ITEMS
2.1M
VIEWS
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The American Methodism Project is a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism. The primary goal of this project is to provide both the digital tools and the digitized texts of American Methodism to better understand both Methodism and the United States. Contemporary questions of church and state boundaries, the role of government, moral development, education, leadership, labor, immigration, family, etc. are topics which can benefit from...
California Digital Library
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
Boston College Library
collection
4,713
ITEMS
2M
VIEWS
by Boston College Libraries
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Books from Boston College.
John Carter Brown Library
collection
8,836
ITEMS
2M
VIEWS
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THE JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY is an independently administered and funded center for advanced research in history and the humanities, founded in 1846 and located at Brown University since 1901. Housed within the library's walls is an internationally renowned collection of primary historical sources pertaining to North and South America from the time of its discovery by Europeans (ca. 1492) until the end of the colonial period (ca. 1825). View the JCB Collections on Open Library
US National Library of Medicine
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14,626
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), in Bethesda, Maryland, is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Since its founding in 1836, NLM has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. It is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services that deliver trillions of bytes of data to millions of users every day. Scientists, health professionals, and the public in...
Spanish Drama
collection
11,542
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
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A collection for internal support at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Topic: drama
NLM Medicine in the Americas
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13,418
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
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Medicine in the Americas – a digital library project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine – consists of works which demonstrate the evolution of American medicine from seventeenth-century colonial frontier outposts to twentieth-century research hospitals. Drawing on the collections of NLM's History of Medicine Division, Medicine in the Americas encompasses works dating as early as 1610 and printed in the United States and around the New World, including Latin America, the Caribbean, and...
Family History Library
collection
440
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
by Family History Library
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University Family History Library
Minnesota Historical Society
collection
2,661
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
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The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota's past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. The Minnesota Historical Society is providing newspapers and manuscripts to the Internet Archive to provide access and preserve their content on the web for future generations. This project was funded in FY11...
Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
collection
5,039
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
Kansas State University
collection
7,838
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
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Historical aspects of Kansas State University are documented in this collection of primary sources. Included are yearbooks, course catalogs, and more.
North Carolina Directories
collection
925
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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A collection of North Carolina City Directories from various contributing institutions. Visit the North Carolina Directories page at Digital NC: http://digitalnc.org/collections/north-carolina-city-directories
Northeastern University Libraries
collection
1,641
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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Digitized versions of unique and rare books from Northeastern University Libraries
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The goal of the University of Florida's Retrospective Dissertation Scanning project is to build a digital collection of approximately 8,000 dissertations written by PhD graduates of the University of Florida from 1934-2006. This page is the portal to the UF dissertations scanned and made available via the Internet Archive up to this point. In 2000 the University of Florida began requiring theses and dissertations in a digital format, and by 2006 all thesis and dissertations being submitted by...
Boston University Libraries Collection
collection
3,450
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
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Boston University Libraries house more than 2.4 million physical volumes, over 45,000 current unique serials, and 77,000 media titles. Specialized libraries and collections include: African Studies Library Alumni Medical Library Astronomy Library Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center Mugar Memorial Library Music Library Pappas Law Library & Law Annex Pardee Management Library Pickering Educational Resources Library Science & Engineering Library Stone Science Library Theology Library
Brandeis University Libraries
collection
1,836
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
by Brandeis University Libraries
collection
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Books from Brandeis University.
MIT Libraries
collection
3,551
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection
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Books scanned by the Internet Archive for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries.
collection
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Webster Family Library of Veterinary Medicine
Topic: Veterinary Medicine
Religion in North Carolina
collection
6,228
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection
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The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection is a grant-funded project to provide digital access to publications of and about religious bodies in North Carolina. Partner institutions at Duke, UNC, and Wake Forest University, contributed the largest portion of the items in this collection, but the collection is enriched by unique materials from libraries and archives throughout North Carolina. The materials in this collection include local church histories, periodicals, clergy biographies,...
Emory University Libraries
collection
6,737
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Emory University Libraries
State Library of North Carolina
collection
4,430
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection
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The State Library of North Carolina is a part of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. It is the catalyst for exceptional library services in North Carolina. It is the principal library of state government and builds the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina. It develops and supports access to specialized collections for the people of North Carolina, including genealogy, North Caroliniana, and resources for the blind and physically handicapped. - General Collection Examine...
Penn State University
collection
3,292
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Penn State University.
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
1,283
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
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Books from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LDS Church Magazines - German, Scandinavian and Dutch
collection
7,410
ITEMS
985,615
VIEWS
collection
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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
The Mugar Memorial Library, Boston University
collection
882
ITEMS
931,455
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Mugar Memorial Library of Boston University Libraries.
collection
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Books included from the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Strengths are in areas of textile education, textile manufacturing and design, local history (Fall River and New Bedford and surrounding communities), and local ethnic communities including Portuguese, French-Canadian and Jewish.
LDS Church Magazines
collection
5,462
ITEMS
877,457
VIEWS
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
California State Library
collection
2,957
ITEMS
875,051
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the California State Library
Brethren Digital Archives
collection
748
ITEMS
856,802
VIEWS
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The Mission of the Brethren Digital Archives is to digitize some or all of the periodicals produced from the beginning of publication to the year 2000 by each of the Brethren bodies who trace their origin to the baptism near Schwarzenau, Germany in 1708.
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The John Carter Brown Library's collection of books printed in Spanish America is among the finest in the world. In some areas, the collections are unmatched and include works found nowhere else. The Library has the largest collection in the world of books printed in Spanish America as a whole prior to ca. 1820, over 7,000 titles, encompassing the output of presses in Mexico, Peru, Central America, Argentina, Chile, and elsewhere. The remaining Spanish American presses represented in the JCB's...
State Library of Massachusetts
collection
1,644
ITEMS
825,993
VIEWS
collection
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the State Library of Massachusetts.
collection
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The Journal of Research reports NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of: physical science engineering applied mathematics statistics biotechnology information technology Papers cover a broad range of subjects with major emphasis on measurement methodology and the basic technology underlying standardization. Also included, on occasion, are articles on topics closely related to the Institute’s technical and scientific programs.
David O. McKay Library, BYU Idaho
collection
1,530
ITEMS
796,085
VIEWS
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Books from the David O. McKay Library at Brigham Young University, Idaho
Topic: keyword
Kansas State University Theses
collection
5,736
ITEMS
761,874
VIEWS
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Dissertations, Theses, Projects, and Reports from Kansas State University prior to 1990.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
collection
1,941
ITEMS
739,346
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Library of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Duke University Libraries, University Archives
collection
532
ITEMS
708,590
VIEWS
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The Duke University Archives preserves the historical record of the university. This collection provides access to several key campus publications including the Chanticleer (student yearbook), the Trinity College Historical Papers (series of early faculty publications), as well as other core resources, such as campus course catalogs.
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
collection
5,067
ITEMS
671,470
VIEWS
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This research collection for opera and ballet consists of a selection of print and manuscript scores, libretti, mise en scène, programs, scene designs and other archival documents. The materials date from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Its strengths include scores and performance materials from the French and Italian repertories dating from the late 18th and 19th centuries. Special features include a large collection of copyists’ manuscript scores for the operas of Giovanni Paisiello...
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
732
ITEMS
580,567
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
collection
973
ITEMS
571,128
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Southern Illinois University Carbondale .
BYU Campus Publications
collection
461
ITEMS
564,405
VIEWS
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This collection contains materials published by Brigham Young University. These publications include the school yearbook (the Banyan), course catalogs and class schedules. The yearbook contains information about campus events and student life, the course catalogs offer descriptions of the various courses offered at Brigham Young University during a given academic year and contain information on degree requirements, and the class schedules provide detail as to what classes where offered when, by...
Topic: Brigham Young University
Meetings, Proceedings, and Conference Reports
collection
2,727
ITEMS
560,951
VIEWS
collection
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Meetings, proceedings and conference reports relating to Religion in North Carolina.
University of Memphis, University Libraries
collection
1,164
ITEMS
550,954
VIEWS
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Libraries at the University of Memphis is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our holdings including yearbooks, the campus newspaper, bulletins and schedules of classes, early literary magazines, and other materials related to the life and times of the University of Memphis and its predecessors throughout its first 100 years since opening its doors in 1912 as the West Tennessee State Normal School. All materials are...
Kansas State University Newspapers
collection
1,751
ITEMS
531,609
VIEWS
collection
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Kansas State University Newspapers 1875- .
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
collection
2,374
ITEMS
528,629
VIEWS
collection
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Duke holds one of the world’s largest collections of Confederate imprints, or items printed in the Confederate States of America between secession from the Union and the surrender of the Confederate military forces (December 1860-April 1865). Confederate imprints are notable for their fragility and ephemerality, due to the scarcity of high-quality paper and a lack of large publishing and printing houses in the South, as well as for the view their contents give of military and civilian life in...
Topics: Confederate, Civil War, American history
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Materials from University of California, San Francisco Library (UCSF): http://www.library.ucsf.edu/. The mission of the UCSF Library is to advance science, foster excellence in teaching and learning, and promote health through the collection, development, organization, and dissemination of the world's health sciences knowledge base.
Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
collection
828
ITEMS
498,208
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
NYARC - New York Art Resources Consortium
collection
1,014
ITEMS
490,786
VIEWS
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The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) consists of the research libraries of three leading art museums in New York City: The Brooklyn Museum, The Frick Collection, and The Museum of Modern Art. With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NYARC was formed in 2006 to facilitate collaboration that results in enhanced resources to research communities.NYARC provides a framework to advance a series of programmatic services, with a potential for transforming the environments in which...
Topic: art
Illinois State Library
collection
599
ITEMS
486,731
VIEWS
collection
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The Illinois Documents collection at the Illinois State Library Illinois State Library is a historical representation of state government since Illinois was granted statehood in 1818. The collection covers the entire scope of state government as Illinois evolved into an agrarian and industrial powerhouse. The coal mining industry was a critical part of the state’s economy during the past 100 years and the Illinois Coal Reports (1883-1986) document advances in mining technology, workmen...
Lehigh University Libraries
collection
568
ITEMS
476,796
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Lehigh University Libraries
California Digital Library
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
Ohio State University Library
collection
1,016
ITEMS
462,664
VIEWS
collection
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The Ohio State University Libraries is contributing public domain texts from its Brittle Books digitization program to the Internet Archive. Texts are selected by the OSU Libraries Collection Managers, in consultation with the Preservation Department, based on the following criteria: the materials are damaged or deteriorated, are in continuing demand, and are not available as a readily-accessible reprint. Titles are drawn from all subject areas of the Libraries' collections. Texts no longer in...
Topic: ohio state
University of Massachusetts, Boston
collection
680
ITEMS
454,367
VIEWS
collection
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Indianapolis Public Library
collection
718
ITEMS
442,712
VIEWS
collection
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Materials contributed by The Indianapolis Public Library.
collection
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This selection of harp scores from the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University includes items from the 18th century through the early 20th century. Most of the selections are works for solo harp but other duets and small chambers works are included, especial early 19th-century duets for harp and piano. Many of the composers represented in the collection are harpist-composers from the 19th century including François Joseph Naderman, Charles Oberthür, Alphonse Hasselmans,...
John Carter Brown Library - Peru Collection
collection
1,095
ITEMS
431,713
VIEWS
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The John Carter Brown Library has one of the five largest collections of early Peruviana in the world. It is not just the number of Peruvian imprints of the colonial, independence, and early national periods held by the John Carter Brown Library that is important, however, but the diversity of those materials and in a great many instances, their singularity - being only known copies. The subjects range from ecclesiastical matters, to government papers, to indigenous language studies, and...
Topic: Peru
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The Portuguese and Brazilian books held at the John Carter Brown Library comprise one of the finest North American collections relating to Brazil before the country declared its independence from Portugal in 1822. The collection includes 650 titles before 1800 and another 500 titles from 1800 to 1822—including 165 books printed in Brazil itself after the *Impressão Regia* opened a branch in Rio de Janeiro in 1808 and presses began operating in Bahia. This collection has been compiled from a...
Topics: jcbportugalbrazil, brazil, portugal, John Carter Brown Library
Northwestern University
collection
846
ITEMS
417,470
VIEWS
collection
eye 417,470
The Northwestern University Archives, established in 1935, holds material relating to every aspect of Northwestern's history, including non-current official University records, papers of faculty members, and records of student organizations-- as well as publications, photographs, audio-visuals, artifacts, and more. The Archives' holdings are non-circulating, and are open to the public for research and reference. The Transportation Library of Northwestern University contains over 500,000 items,...
Topic: Northwestern University
Brigham Young University, Hawaii
collection
879
ITEMS
404,549
VIEWS
collection
eye 404,549
Books contributed by BYU Hawaii
MoMA Library
collection
287
ITEMS
399,858
VIEWS
collection
eye 399,858
The Museum of Modern Art Library is a comprehensive collection devoted to modern and contemporary art. The noncirculating collection documents painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, photography, architecture, design, performance, video, film, and emerging art forms from 1880 to the present. The Museum of Modern Art Library is a founding member of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). NYARC is a collaborative program of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn...